Akshay Sheth is Vice President, Director of Engineering at FactSet. Akshay has incubated FactSet’s API program in 2017 which shaped the company’s product, technology and go-to-market strategy for public APIs. He has built an engineering and product team within Analytics and Trading group to deliver first set of public APIs leading to a revenue increase of $3M+. The program has now expanded to other parts of the company and has positioned FactSet as an open and flexible technology provider to the investment community.
During this podcast episode, we covered new technologies and how to decipher what new technology and tools are right for your business to get the best end solution. We also discussed Akshay’s journey into technology, and advice for people looking to take a similar career path – making the most of opportunities that are handed to you, and when presented with a challenge – how to react and take it head-on to further your career.